Calendar

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Information is available in alternate formats. If you require special assistance call the Office of Elections at 808-453-VOTE (8683). Neighbor Islands may call toll free 1-800-442-VOTE (8683) or e-mail us at elections@hawaii.gov.

Feb
1
Thu
Candidate Filing
Feb 1 @ 7:45 am – Jun 5 @ 4:30 pm

Pick up nomination paper from the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-2.5)

Feb
22
Thu
Deadline to form a new political party
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm

File petition to form political party, party rules, and officers with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-62)

Mar
22
Thu
Deadline to file party objections
Mar 22 all-day

File political party objections with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-62)

The deadline is not later than the twentieth business day after the petition is filed. As such, the deadline may be earlier depending on when the group filed its petition.

Jun
5
Tue
Candidate filing deadline
Jun 5 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to file nomination paper for the Primary Election with the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-6)

Jun
6
Wed
Deadline to withdraw candidacy
Jun 6 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the Primary Election for any reason to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Jun
12
Tue
Deadline to file objections to a nomination paper
Jun 12 @ 4:30 pm

File written objections to nomination paper for the Primary Election with the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-8)

Jun
22
Fri
Deadline to withdraw candidacy for ill health
Jun 22 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the Primary Election for reasons of ill health to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Aug
20
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Aug 20 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the Primary Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-173.5)

Sep
17
Mon
Deadline to withdraw candidacy for ill health
Sep 17 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the General Election for reasons of ill health to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Nov
26
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Nov 26 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the General Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-174.5)